By Jasper Sharp. The world’s favourite movie monster returns to British screens this August in Shin Godzilla, which sees Japan’s legendary fire-breathing lizard once more rising from the cold blue depths of the Pacific to lay waste to huge swathes of Tokyo. Released in July of last year, Toho’s latest reboot of a franchise that […]
We’re just weeks away from Napping Princess, the new film directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), coming to cinemas in UK & Ireland! It arrives on 16th August. If you haven’t already you can book tickets for this right now at http://nappingprincessmovie.co.uk As some of you may have noticed, there are listings […]
by Jeremy Clarke. Pulse aka Kairo (2001) has long been considered one of the key J-Horror films of the last generation, along with Ring (1998) and The Grudge (2002). It remains one of the two films for which director Kiyoshi Kurosawa is most highly regarded, along with his earlier Cure (1997).
By Jasper Sharp. Toshio (Kanji Furutachi) is a self-employed metal worker who welcomes his acquaintance Yasaka (Tadanobu Asano) into his family when he appears at his workshop one day. The consequences, however, are disastrous. Soft-spoken, polite and immaculately turned out in crisp white shirt and black trousers, Yasaka is the very model of respectability, although […]
By Jasper Sharp. Eureka Entertainment’s dual-format release of Jackie Chan’s Drunken Master (1978) is the first time his breakthrough hit has been made available on Blu-ray. Dubbed, re-edited, cropped and bastardised in so many other ways during its various excursions outside its home turf, be they theatrical screenings, TV broadcasts or on VHS, the 4K […]